As the inability of Bank and Fund to adapt their policies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic becomes more evident, hope turns to the UN system and a radical restructure of the global international financial architecture.
World Bank Indian education loan causes controversy over private sector provisions.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum at the 2020 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings 5 October session on the World Bank's 'Maximizing Finance for Development' and the Covid-19 response.
World Bank's ‘innovative’ health financing instrument proved to be slow and late.
Early evidence suggests IMF programmes are maintaining long-term fiscal consolidation targets, while World Bank further continues Maximizing Finance for Development narrative amidst Covid-19 crisis.
World Bank’s new report on education and Covid-19 contrasts with IFC announcement on freezing private school investments.
25 years after Beijing Declaration, austerity and privatisation still modus operandi of Bretton Woods Institutions at the cost of women's rights.
BWP's Gender and Macroeconomics project launches a booklet on Gender-Just Macroeconomics; the World Bank’s privatisation push
Abidjan Principles recognition by UN HRC states confronts World Bank privatization push in education.
World Bank water privatisation push in Africa criticised by civil society that are calling for a rights-based approach.